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Interdisciplinary Programs

Undergraduate Programs


Bachelor of Arts

American Studies and Ethnicity (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

American Studies and Ethnicity (African American Studies) (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

American Studies and Ethnicity (Asian American Studies) (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

American Studies and Ethnicity (Chicano/Latino Studies) (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

Animation and Digital Arts (see Cinematic Arts)

This new program is available beginning fall 2011.

Cognitive Science (B.A.)

East Asian Area Studies (see East Asian Area Studies)

Environmental Studies (see Environmental Studies)

Gender Studies

Health and Humanity

Interdisciplinary Archaeology (see Anthropology)

Interdisciplinary Studies

International Relations (Global Business) (see International Relations)

Linguistics/East Asian Languages and Cultures (see Linguistics)

Linguistics/Philosophy (see Linguistics)

Linguistics/Psychology (see Linguistics)

Middle East Studies (see International Relations)

Narrative Studies (see English)


Philosophy, Politics and Law (see Philosophy)

Religion, emphasis in Judaic Studies (see Religion)

Social Sciences, emphasis in Economics (see Economics)

Social Sciences, emphasis in Psychology (see Psychology)

Visual and Performing Arts Studies (see Theatre)

Bachelor of Science

Biochemistry (see Biological Sciences)

Biophysics (see Physics and Astronomy)

Business Administration (Cinematic Arts) (see Business)

Business Administration (East Asian Studies) (see Business)

Business Administration (International Relations) (see Business)

Computer Science/Business Administration (see Computer Science)

Economics/Mathematics (see Mathematics)

Environmental Studies (see Environmental Studies)

Global Health (see Preventive Medicine)

Physical Sciences (see Physics)

Physics/Computer Science (see Physics and Astronomy)


American Popular Culture (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

American Studies and Ethnicity (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

Ancient Religion and Classical Languages (see Religion)

Animation and Digital Arts (see Cinematic Arts)

Applied Theatre Arts/Education (see Theatre)

Arabic and Middle East Studies (see Linguistics)


Biotechnology (see Biological Sciences)

Business Law (see Business)

Children and Families in Urban America (see Social Work)

Cinema-Television for the Health Professions (see Cinematic Arts)

Communication and the Entertainment Industry (see Communication)

Communication Design (see Fine Arts)

Communication Law and Media Policy (see Communication)

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (see Biological Sciences)

Construction Planning and Management (see Engineering)

Consumer Behavior (see Interdisciplinary Programs)

Craniofacial and Dental Technology (see Dentistry)

Critical Approaches to Leadership (see Interdisciplinary Studies)

Cultural Studies (see English)

Cultures and Politics of the Pacific Rim (see East Asian Languages and Culture)

Digital Studies (see Cinematic Arts)

Early Modern Studies (see English)

East Asian Area Studies (see East Asian Area Studies)

Education in a Pluralistic Society (see Education)

Engineering Management (see Engineering)

Engineering Technology Commercialization (see Engineering)

Environmental Studies

Folklore and Popular Culture (see Anthropology)

Forensics and Criminality (see Sociology)

Gender Studies

Geobiology (see Earth Sciences)

Global Communication (see International Relations)

Health Communication (see Preventive Medicine)

Health Policy and Management (see Policy, Planning, and Development)

Human Rights (see Political Science)

Interactive Multimedia (see Engineering)

International Policy and Management (see International Relations)

Jewish American Studies (see American Studies and Ethnicity)

Judaic Studies

Korean Studies (see East Asian Area Studies)

Latin American Studies (see Spanish and Portuguese)

Law and Public Policy (see Policy, Planning, and Development)

Law and Society (see Political Science)

Managing Human Relations

Mathematical Finance

Middle East Studies

Musical Theatre (see Music)

Natural Science (see Biological Sciences)


Nonprofits, Philanthropy and Volunteerism (see Policy, Planning, and Development)

Peace and Conflict Studies

Performing Arts Studies (see Theatre)

Photography and Social Change (see Interdisciplinary Studies)

Political Organizing in the Digital Age (see Political Science)

Psychology and Law (see Psychology)

Race, Ethnicity and Politics (see Political Science)

Russian Area Studies (see Slavic Languages and Literatures)

This new minor is available beginning fall 2011.

Social Entrepreneurship (see Marshall School of Business)

Southeast Asia and Its People (see Anthropology)

Thematic Approaches to the Humanities and Society (see Thematic Option)

Theories of Art (see Philosophy)

3-D Animation (see Information Technology Program)

3-D Art for Games (see Fine Arts)

2-D Art for Games (see Fine Arts)

Video Game Design and Management (see Engineering)

Visual Culture (see Art History)


Collaborative Learning Projects (see Learner Centered Curricula)

Honors in Multimedia Scholarship (see Cinematic Arts)

Individual Programs of Study (see Learner Centered Curricula)

Liberal Arts Modules (see Thematic Option)